Hood Reading


Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!

Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.

Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!

Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!


Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.

List Content

Capter 4 and 5

  • nondescript -- hard to describe, having no outstanding features
  • triumphant -- victorious-winning and proud
  • atmosphere -- gas surrounding the Earth
  • passionately -- with strong intense feeling
  • aloft -- flying, up high
  • anxiety -- worry
  • transition -- a changeover
  • reverberate -- to echo back, resound
  • transform -- change into something else
  • dissolution -- breaking apart
  • glimpse -- a quick look at something
  • curtsy -- bow down as a show of respect
  • tentative -- not certain
  • apprehension -- fear and worry
  • summit -- highest point of a mountain

Chapters 3 and 4

  • sullen -- gloomy and sad
  • enthusiastic -- eager to do something
  • void -- empty space, nothingness
  • essence -- quality that makes a thing what it is
  • plaintively -- complainingly
  • dubious -- uncertain, doubtful
  • corporeal -- of the body or a material
  • shimmer -- to shine and shake
  • decipher -- change a code to plain language
  • shriek -- a loud sharp high pitched sound
  • velocity -- speed
  • extinguish -- to put out, destroy
  • ineffable -- impossible to
  • judicious -- showing good judgment
  • suspension -- stopping for awhile
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